Tara Demographics (QLD) Local Stats

Tara (4421) is a suburb of Western, South Western, Queensland. It is about 254 kms from QLD's capital city of Brisbane. Tara is in the federal electorate of Maranoa.

In the 2011 census the population of Tara was 2,211 and is comprised of approximately 47.9% females and 52.1% males.

The median/average age of the population of Tara is 41 years of age.

84.8% of people living in the suburb of Tara were born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth were 2.4% England, 1.7% New Zealand, 0.5% Philippines, 0.4% Netherlands, 0.4% Romania, 0.4% Scotland, 0.3% Moldova, 0.3% Malta, 0.3% Papua New Guinea, 0.3% United States of America, 0.3% Germany, 0.2% France, 0.2% Hungary, 0.2% Zimbabwe.

92.3% of people living in Tara speak English only. The other top languages spoken are 5.6% Language spoken at home not stated, 0.5% Other, 0.3% Filipino , 0.3% Italian, 0.3% German, 0.3% Maltese, 0.1% Hungarian, 0.1% Spanish, 0.1% Dutch.

The religious makeup of Tara is 27.0% Anglican, 21.1% No religion, 18.8% Catholic, 9.9% Religious affiliation not stated, 5.6% Uniting Church, 4.5% Presbyterian and Reformed, 3.2% Christian, nfd, 2.3% Jehovah's Witnesses, 1.5% Lutheran, 1.2% Baptist.

42.4% of people are married, 32.1% have never married and 12.7% are divorced and 6.2% are separated. There are 115 widowed people living in Tara.

57.4% of the people living in Tara over the age of 15 and who identify as being in the labour force are employed full time, 27.5% are working on a part time basis. Tara has an unemployment rate of 8.0%.

The main occupations of people living in Tara are 15.8% Managers, 15.1% Labourers, 14.3% Machinery operators & drivers, 14.1% Technicians & trades workers, 12.9% Community & personal service workers, 9.4% Clerical & administrative workers, 8.3% Sales workers, 8.3% Professionals, 1.8% Occupation inadequately described/ Not stated.

The main industries people from Tara work in are 15.1% Agriculture, forestry and fishing, 12.0% Health care and social assistance, 11.7% Construction, 10.5% Education and training, 9.5% Public administration and safety, 8.9% Retail trade, 7.0% Accommodation and food services, 6.4% Transport, postal and warehousing, 3.8% Mining.

42.0% of homes are fully owned, and 27.4% are in the process of being purchased by home loan mortgage. 25.2% of homes are rented.

The median individual income is $354 per week and the median household income is $679 per week.

The median rent in Tara is $120 per week and the median mortgage repayment is $867 per month.

Check out FY 2013 Tax Stats for Tara postcode 4421

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